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Gary Owen and wife Kenya Duke married in 2003. Know about their children and family life

Updated On 23 Nov, 2016 Published On 23 Nov, 2016
Gary Owen and wife Kenya Duke married in 2003. Know about their children and family life

Gary Owen is arguably Black America’s most beloved non-Black comic. He became part of the family as the first Caucasian man to host BET’s ComicView, and confirmed he was here to stay with his star turns in the Think Like A Man films, Ride Along and Meet The Blacks.

Gary Owen, a popular stand-up comedian as well as American comedian actor, has, in fact, been in a long time married relationship with his loving and supporting wife Kenya Duke. This certainly shows that family, love, and relationship is not a joke to this famous "King of Comedy".

"Love comes in all size, shape, and color." The best example of this saying is the legendary couple Gary and Owen. The couple has celebrated almost 13 years of married life together and it's sure that more years are yet to come! Let's take a peek on how they have managed to stay together for so long, and raising three beautiful children.

Married Life of Gary Owen and Kenya Duke

Gary, who was named "Funniest Serviceman in America" swept off the black beauty Kenya Duke off her feet, not with his jokes or gigs but with his loving and caring heart.

On the first season of  his show,The Gary Owen Show on BET, Gary revealed that it took three dates to finally get a kiss from Kenya.

Similarly, on an interview with Mediamikes.com, Owen confessed that he was quite scared of Kenya and he made a commitment that if he is really going to marry a black wowan, then he will do it to win it.

Gary officially tied the knot with Oakland native, Kenya Duke in the summer of 2003 (19th July) . The couple shares parenthood of three beautiful children and is living a happy and content life together.

There have not been rumors on the media or other social networking sites about the duo getting divorced or having extra-marital affairs.

Gary and Kenya's Children

Gary and Kenya are parents of two kids, a son named Austin and a daughter named Kennedy. Prior to Gary, Kenya was married to some other man with whom she has a son named Emilio. Then after her divorce, she met with Gary and the two got married in 2003.

Now, Gary is a proud father of three wonderful children and all of them live together in Ohio.

Here's also a video montage of his family's recent vacation to Colorado which he immensely cherished.

Gary's Career as a Comedian

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Gary was always considered as the funniest boy in his class with his hilarious jokes and gags. His career as a

His career as a stand-up comedian flourish after he was named the Funniest Serviceman in America as he, surprisingly!! was Military Officer in San Diego.

Later he also won the  competition 'Funniest Black Comedian' in San Diego which then had him declared, by Ebony Magazine, as Black America’s Favorite White Comedian, in 2011.

Gary has also produced two stand-ups DVDs- 'Breakin' out the Park' and 'Urban Legend'. He starred in the Screen Gems comedy 'Think Like a Man' with Kevin Hart and Gabrielle Union.

Similarly, he has been working on in his TV show on BET called "The Gary Owen Show" starring his whole family. Gary has also appeared in films like 'Daddy Day Care', 'Little Man', and 'College.'

We really wish that this comedy superstar and his lovely wife continue to set up a great example against racism and have a successful marriage throughout their lives.

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